Grateful Dead Live at KMPX Radio Show on 1967-04-01
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SWAN SILVERTONES - (Song title unannounced) [missing from circulation]
CHARLES MINGUS - Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON - Lord I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
RAY CHARLES - I Don't Need No Doctor
JAMES BROWN - It's A Man's Man's Man's World
JAMES BROWN - Ain't That A Groove
BOB DYLAN - Maggie's Farm
ENSEMBLE OF THE BULGARIAN REPUBLIC - The Moon Shines
CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET -Dream Weaver
(Station Ads - Avalon Ballroom)
JUNIOR WELLS - Ships On The Ocean
LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI/AMERICAN SYMPHONY ORCH. - Charles Ives: Symphony # 4 (2nd Movement)
IAN & SYLVIA - Jealous Lover
IAN & SYLVIA Four Rode By
SKIP JAMES - Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
ARETHA FRANKLIN - I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
IKE & TINA TURNER - River Deep, Mountain High
LOU RAWLS - Trouble Down Here Below
ROLLING STONES - Gotta Get Away
OTIS REDDING - Day Tripper
GRATEFUL DEAD - Cold Rain And Snow
GRATEFUL DEAD - New, New Minglewood Blues
Note 1/20/2006: the files will not derive into MP3/Ogg's - there's something wrong with the original wave files preventing this, so this show cannot be streamed in the current condition. Sorry!
THE CELESTIAL JUKEBOX (Special Radio Flashback Edition "The Phil 'n' Jerry Show" April 1967)
A long, long time ago -- before many of you were born -- there was a wondrous thing called "progressive" or "free-form" radio. These were the days when rock radio stations were programmed by people who actually knew and loved music, rather than the accountants and marketing analysts who now control the airwaves. During this time it was possible to hear, in a single program, music by artists as diverse as the Beatles, Ravi Shankar and Miles Davis, to name but a few, picked and played by DJs who spoke to, rather than at, their audience. One of the pioneering stations in this adventurous era of radio was KMPX-FM in San Francisco, which was instrumental in letting the world know about the explosion of great music in the Bay Area in the late 60s.
One fine April evening in 1967, the station's co-founder, the legendary Tom "Big Daddy" Donahue, invited Phil Lesh and Jerry Garcia to play guest DJ on his nightly KMPX show. Phil and Jerry discussed the Grateful Dead's then-brand-new debut album (they promised the next one would be much better!), as well as such arcane topics as a top-secret military project to develop a "sound gun" that could kill or maim everyone for miles around with super-low-frequencies. Best of all, they brought along some of their favorite records to play on the air. As you might expect, it was a most unpredictable batch of tunes indeed.
The following is a playlist from Phil and Jerry's guest DJ shift, as broadcast on KMPX-FM in San Francisco, sometime during the last week of April, 1967.
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Subject: Taking Mr Back
I hated Top-40's 2:30-min talk-over-the-intro format. The first song I dialed into with my new antenna was Bob Dylan's 22-min. 'Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands'. Heaven.
Tom Donohue is still the greatest 'underground' DJ ever.
Subject: This is pretty..
In fact, it's absolutely priceless..
Gotta Love Tom's Radio cadence and professionalism, he is the king of Camelot..
San Francisco 1967 FM, nuff 'caid..
(google his image, big boy, amazing)
Jerry is engaged, Phillip seems slurred,
but the music selection is Grade 'A'.
Thanks for yet another Beautron..Where else could anyone find this? Ever?
Subject: Essential GD
and discussing the same with a noted local DJ.
and the year is 1967. *****
(just after the 1st LP was released.)
Rain And Snow
Sittin' On Top Of The World
Cream Puff War -Jerry (only original on the LP)
New, New Minglewood Blues
Viola Lee Blues
Not sure you can get a more candid insight
into the future leanings of the band.
They left Weir at home
but he does contribute
a Maggie's Farm by Dylan
to the playlist.
It always interests me to see what creative people
have in their music and book collections
To the DJ's credit
he mainly let's Phil & Jerry
carry the evening
As far as the music
Charles Lloyd -has Dark Star jam written all over it
Jerry gives a nice tribute to seeing Otis live
and then play Otis covering 'Daytripper'
Subject: This is Golden Radio...Unlimited Devotion
Subject: "DJs" Phil and Jerry
Subject: A classic moment in history
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Subject: Fantastic Interview Material !!!
Subject: Great set list and interview
They also talk about the first Dead album which had just come out a few weeks previously. It was the number 1 album in San Francisco at the time, but they're pretty down on it. Phil calls it "a turd."
Subject: its grateful
Subject: swan silvertones
Subject: history lesson
Subject: Cool Daddy-O
Subject: Jerry and Phil's favorites!
Download and enjoy!
Subject: Time Slice
Thanks for making this available.
Subject: vintage underground radio
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